Americans are expected to spend $20 billion on Valentine's Day treats
Valentine's Day: big business
(NBC News) -
Sweethearts worldwide have their special day this Sunday. It's Valentine's Day.
Americans are expected to easily spend in excess of $20-billion on that special someone.
A third of those surveyed by FatWallet.com said they'll be doing on Valentine's Day. Over half said they'll buy candy, while giving flowers is the preferred gift by one in four, making it the busiest day of the year for the fresh flower business.
Even pets will get the love come Sunday.
The survey found one in five will buy a Valentine present for their pet.